Sana Biotechnology Announces Multiple Preclinical Data Presentations to Showcase Its Hypoimmune Platform, Including in Type 1 Diabetes, at the Upcoming ISSCR 2022 Annual Meeting

June 13, 2022 at 4:05 PM EDT

New data highlighting the potential of human islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes will be presented

SEATTLE, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sana Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ: SANA), a company focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines, today announced that the company will present data from its hypoimmune platform at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 2022 Annual Meeting taking place from Wednesday, June 15 through Sunday, June 19 in San Francisco.

Oral Presentation: 
Title:Protecting islets from immune destruction with hypoimmune iPSCs
Session:Stem cell COREdinates tools for basic and applied stem cell biology
Date/Time:Wednesday, June 15 from 10:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. PT
Poster Presentations: 
Title:Overcoming the immune barrier is key to unlocking the potential of human islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes
Poster No:212
Date/Time:Wednesday, June 15 from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. PT
Title:Allogeneic iPSCs survive without immunosuppression in a translational non-human primate (NHP) model
Poster No:220
Date/Time:Thursday, June 16 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT
Workshop Presentation: 
Title:Unleashing cells from immune rejection to make off-the-shelf therapies
Workshop:How to Make Clinically Successful Cell Therapies, Session III
Date/Time:Tuesday, June 14 from 3:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. PT

About Sana Biotechnology
Sana Biotechnology, Inc. is focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines for patients. We share a vision of repairing and controlling genes, replacing missing or damaged cells, and making our therapies broadly available to patients. We are a passionate group of people working together to create an enduring company that changes how the world treats disease. Sana has operations in Seattle, Cambridge, South San Francisco, and Rochester.

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